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    You need to resolve the reason for the flare-ups...

    You need to resolve the reason for the flare-ups ... not the symptoms. allopurinol keeps the uric acid (what causes the attacks) levels in check.
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    If I wanted to rise my bars, I would rather go...

    If I wanted to rise my bars, I would rather go with a replacement than an extension.
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    I too have gout (for more than 30 years), but am...

    I too have gout (for more than 30 years), but am able to mange the painful toe symptoms using allopurinol. I can't remember the last time I had any pain in my big toe. You may want to see your...
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    Remember that one wheel is always on the ground. ...

    Remember that one wheel is always on the ground. I have more faith in this type of lift than a lift that completely lifts the entire bike off the ground.
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    I have this same stand for any 'heavy duty' work...

    I have this same stand for any 'heavy duty' work I do on the bike (ie: change motor mounts), but I recently bought a Venom motorcycle lift...
  6. Thread: Gas

    by asillito
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    In most cars/trucks the technology is such that...

    In most cars/trucks the technology is such that you can run pretty much any grade and the technology will adapt to that grade. If you push your vehicle all the time and need the top end HP from the...
  7. Thread: Gas

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    In Ontario all grades of Petro-Can have ethanol. ...

    In Ontario all grades of Petro-Can have ethanol. Esso and Shell have ethanol in all grades but premium. While the bike manual says it can take some ethanol, I try to stay away from it.
  8. The sequential strip I have, the LEDs are not...

    The sequential strip I have, the LEDs are not segmented. Each separate LED lights up creating a sweeping motion to either left or right. I'm disappointed that I'm not using them. I will continue to...
  9. Thanks for the above links and ideas ... you got...

    Thanks for the above links and ideas ... you got my issue. Problem is that is would cost more to use the relay than getting new LED strip to replace what I have currently on the bike. At this...
  10. Thread: Gas

    by asillito
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    The other issue with over-octane fuels is that...

    The other issue with over-octane fuels is that they burn hotter and could cause heat damage to the cylinders and heads. You would also need to consider running hotter spark plugs too.
  11. It is obvious that you don't really understand my...

    It is obvious that you don't really understand my issue. You are assuming that the issue is just the typical switch from incandescent bulb to LED and switching the flasher relay. I've been running...
  12. Getting sequential rear LED strip to work and defeat flasher relay

    I have just purchased a sequential LED strip for my rear turn signals (on eBay - item# 173213586046). When I wired it up to the bike, it didn't work properly. I realized that the reason is that the...
  13. Thread: Windshield?

    by asillito
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    I have one on my bike and it is clear and is the...

    I have one on my bike and it is clear and is the taller one. It comes in 2 heights. It came from National Cycle. The only issue I have with it, is that over the years it has warped a little. It...
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    You might want to check if the circular...

    You might want to check if the circular connectors, that hold the rotor on the bracket, are not loose. This is a common issue.

    BTW ... I changed to sintered pads many years ago with great...
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    A battery does nothing while the bike is running...

    A battery does nothing while the bike is running except for keeping it charged. It's only there to start the bike. Not sure why you would think there is any form of performance improvement from it....
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    Do you see other bikes where you live with front...

    Do you see other bikes where you live with front plates ?

    You can mount a plate on the top of your helmet .. just kidding
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    If you look online, you'll see that Fram is...

    If you look online, you'll see that Fram is probably the WORST made oil filter. There are a bunch of people that have torn apart various filters to see how they are made and the materials used. ...
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    I would assume so ...

    I would assume so ...
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    Virtually all pipes have the inner pipe and outer...

    Virtually all pipes have the inner pipe and outer chrome cover. It just looks like there is no cover. It is near impossible to keep a chromed pipe chromed if it is heated often ... hence the...
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    Shell Rotella T6

    A lot ... incl myself ... use Shell Rotella T6 (full syn). The container says it is a industrial diesel oil ... but it has the all important JASO specification for motorcycles. It is probably the...
  21. I love the 'halo' ring, but the 3 lights in the...

    I love the 'halo' ring, but the 3 lights in the middle look like an unattractive robot face. When I did my HID I really looked into a halo, but couldn't find an acceptable solution .. hence the halo...
  22. 2500 lumens each bulb is not that bright. 5600K...

    2500 lumens each bulb is not that bright. 5600K is still a little on the yellow side. 6000k is the optimum bright white.

    I use HID because I replaced mine before LED became cost effective. My...
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    Remember back in the day ... when you knew how...

    Remember back in the day ... when you knew how many miles you got out of a tank and didn't need a fuel gauge ? ... thank god for the aux tank
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    Sure ... but do you want things that just work...

    Sure ... but do you want things that just work ... or things that excel (ie: regular vs premium gas).
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    Great idea ... good to see people that don't rely...

    Great idea ... good to see people that don't rely on just aftermarket common bolt-on parts.
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    Hopefully you used a better and longer lasting...

    Hopefully you used a better and longer lasting plug (ie: iridium plugs) ... maybe even a little hotter plug.
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    When I swapped out my pipes for a set of Cobras I...

    When I swapped out my pipes for a set of Cobras I found them very loud too. I ended up swapping out the baffles for a set of Cobra 'quietcores' and it was, and still is, much better. I know there...
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    I only did the front & rear, not the lower when I...

    I only did the front & rear, not the lower when I replaced mine. I was very surprised how the feel of the bike was much better after the swap. There is a little vibration now, but it has gotten...
  29. How are these mounts compared to Scorp's ? I...

    How are these mounts compared to Scorp's ? I have a set of his on my bike and I love the added feel I have while riding.
  30. Thread: Baffles

    by asillito
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    On my cobra pipes there is a screw on the...

    On my cobra pipes there is a screw on the underside that holds the baffle in place ... you would need to take the end piece off and undo the screw to get baffle out.
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